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Bay of Cannes

Description: Horizontal bands depict the beach, the water, land, and sky. The brushstrokes are loose and impressionistic. The colors are pale.
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Date: 1930/1933
Creator: Bonnard, Pierre
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ensemble - Cape, Blouse, and Skirt

Description: Three-piece ensemble of navy blue wool tweed with white silk threads. A) Cape. Falls below hips. Constructed with applied bands or plackets of self giving the appearance of pleats. No collar; rounded neckline with modified suspender self bands at neck that extend down to waist and secure to the pair of buttons on the waistband of the skirt. Padded shoulders. Lined in white satin. Remains of label, mostly illegible, in pieces, covered with crepeline. "65-67 Champ ........ Paris" B) Blouse of white satin. Collarless with piped, rounded, high neckline and string tie at front (decorative). Long, set-in sleeves gathered into cuffs with single button and tailored buttonhole at each cuff. Front with wide center and two narrow vertical pin-tucks. Center back closure with 7 circular shell/mother-of-pearl buttons and tailored buttonholes. No labels in shirt. C) Skirt. Street-length, A-line with 1-1/2 inch waistband. Two pairs of circular dark blue buttons on waistband for securing "suspenders". Left side zipper with four sets of hook-and-eyes (one missing). Simulated pleats, sewn down, with vertical strips of same fabric sewn to skirt giving illusion of further pleating. Unlined. Label on waistband to left of zipper: "Made In France"
Date: 1930/1939
Creator: Chantal
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Eagle Band of North Texas State Teachers College]

Description: Photograph of a photograph of the Eagle Band of the North Texas State Teachers College, taken January 1930. 26 adults and one child are seen standing at attention in uniform arranged on the steps that originally existed in front of the Administration Building (built in 1923, and renamed the Auditorium Building in 1957). At front of the group of a large drum decorated with the name "Teachers College Band / Denton" surrounding the school's symbol.
Date: January 1930
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Methods and Costs of Stripping and Mining at the United Verde Open-Pit Mine, Jerome, Arizona

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining practices and expenses of the United Verde open-pit mine west of Jerome, Arizona. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this paper is to present the methods used in developing and operating the mine, and to discuss the problems encountered" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: February 1930
Creator: Alenius, E. M. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Man's Coat

Description: Man's coat of raccoon fur. Full length, with shawl collar. Two outer pockets trimmed with raccoon tails. Double-breasted center front opening with 8 round 1 1/2" leather covered buttons with loop closures. Long sleeves, with inner ribbed knit(?) cuffs. 51" from center back neckline to hem line. Upper lining of brown silk (?), and lower section lined with plaid wool. Inner pocket on left side. No labels in garment. Name inked inside inner pocket: "Ellison"
Date: 1930/1939
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Evening Slippers

Description: Heeled evening slippers or pumps of peach satin. Designed with pointed toe, the plain uppers have a simple seam/stitch along squared edge of vamp which runs horizontally to meet the sole near heel. This seam gives a "two-tone" effect to the satin as the light hits it. The 2 1/4" high modified French heel is covered with the same satin. Designer's label inside right shoe: "Paul's / Aristocrats / Hand Made / Turn-Sole" Stamped inside right shoe: "Narrow Heel Model / Hand / Made / Turns / Sta-up-arch / No / T" Written inside: "055 18304 / 0102"
Date: 1930
Creator: Paul's Shoes
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Calendar for 1931]

Description: Cover of the Tiffany and Company calendar for the year 1931, bound in full red leather with gilt decorations.
Date: 1930
Creator: Tiffany and Company
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Seated Bather

Description: Painting of a seated nude female. Blue and grayish-blue background. Cubist style rendering.
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Date: 1930~
Creator: Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

The City Home Garden

Description: Revised edition. "Fresh vegetables for an average family may be grown upon a large back yard or city lot.... Thousands of acres of idle land that may be used for gardens are still available within the boundaries of our large cities. Some of the problems that confront the city gardener are more difficult than those connected with the farm garden, and it is the object of this bulletin to discuss these problems from a practical standpoint." -- p. 2. Soil preparation, tools, seeding, watering, diseases and pests, and space issues are all discussed and brief descriptions of several vegetables are given.
Date: 1930
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Propagation of Aquatic Game Birds

Description: "A surprisingly large number (nearly 50 species) of the ducks, geese, and swans of North America have been bred in captivity, most of them, however, upon only a small scale. About 20 species have been bred rather frequently either in this country or abroad, and at least one of them, the common mallard duck, can be propagated as readily as, if not more readily than, the ring-necked pheasant of the group of upland game birds. The directions for propagating here given apply primarily to the mallard and the Canada goose, the most frequently reared birds of their groups. These directions summarize the experience of the most successful breeders both in the United States and in Europe. Exceptional treatment found desirable in the care of other species is noted." -- p. 1
Date: 1930
Creator: McAtee, W. L. (Waldo Lee), 1883-1962
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fish

Description: No Description Available.
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Date: 1930
Creator: Brancusi, Constantin
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design